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  1. Hi! I'm rebuilding my Punto for next year events. I bought it 5 years ago so let's start from there: First system including Ultimate T2 12" subwoofer, Twister TW1000 "1000W" amplifier and Hertz low end 6,5" coaxials and JVC head unit. Then there was Pioneer DEH-P5100UB head unit, better Hertz 6,5" coaxials with Focus Acoustics Formula FX-4150 amplifier, SPL Dynamics XTR-380D2S 15" subwoofer, Focus Acoustics Formula FX-1500D 1500W amplifier and Optima 55Ah battery. In the next step I upgraded speakers to 6,5" Hertz Energy ESK163L.4 3-way component system, made bigger and better subwoofer box, added 20Ah BSB battery and some tuning parts. Next I changed Kenwood KDC-BT92SD head unit, added another set of 6,5" Hertz Energy ESK163L.4 3-way component system speakers to rear, changed FX-4150 amplifier to SPL Dynamics ICE-150.4 and 15" XTR subwoofer to Focus Acoustics Black MK5 15D2 15". Then I upgraded the whole system and started to work with the interior. New system: Optima YELLOW TOP 55Ah and 38Ah batteries Focus Acoustics FX-2500D 2500W amplifier Focus Acoustics Black MK5 15D2 15" subwoofers x2 SPL Dynamics ICE-150.4 amplifiers x2 Hertz ESK163L.4 component speaker systems x2 SPL Dynamics SPL-HD25T Horn Loaded Compressor Tweeters x2 Match PP72W-D subwoofers as midbasses at front x4 To be continued in new post
  2. ive had this sub sitting around tryin to figure out a good box for it (sub up port back!) its wanting 5 cube after disp. sub disp. is .26 now i want my box 20x38x17 which is about 6.06 cuft. now the port is where im having the most problem cant really figure out the right tuning im wanting about 32 hz ANYONE HELP!? :huh2: :huh2: :huh2: :huh2:
  3. All of this is going into my s10 Speakers Dash: Polk Audio MM series 4x6 Doors: Some crappy 6 inch kickers that i got for free and they are better then stock (hardly) so i put them in Subwoofers Two 12 inch DC Audio Level 3s both are dual 2 Amp DB Drive a31500.1D at .5 ohm Head Unit Jensen Phase Linear UV9 (not good but traded some old JBLs for it) Wire Audio Technix 4 gauge ofc amp kit
  4. i have a pa1500.1 and i came across a orion hcca d2400 for cheap but my friend told me that it would only put out 1200 rms and to just keep my pa1500.1 what do you all think would put out more power?
  5. Sup guys, First off, I apologize if this is in the wrong forum section. I couldn't decide where it fit best, but I knew it wasn't SQ or Ground pounders so here's the deal: My friend is going to be getting his car soon. He does have a job, so I don't have to scamper around looking for crap equipment, but I'm still on an ultra tight budget. Basically I'm looking for equipment that is from good companies but that won't break the bank. Here's what I'm thinking so far: Sub: 1 12" C2 Audio Threatcon 2 (the one with minor cosmetic flaws is 110 dollars) Head Unit: Pioneer DEH-150MP (65 bucks) wire: Knu 4 gauge wiring kit (27 dollars) and 6 ft of knu 8 gauge (3 dollars) with a knu 1x4-2x8 distribution block (10 dollars) The part I've been having trouble with are door speakers and an amp. Since the budget is so limited, we are focusing on the front-stage only. His brother has a cadence 5 channel amp laying around that we will use to power whatever door speakers (hence the distribution block) but I think it'd be best to use a seperate amp for the sub itself. As far as speakers I've seen, RE makes some decent looking cheap components / coaxials, and Cadence makes some that look ok too. What else looks good? I don't want to spend more than 70 for a pair. As far as amps, I've looked at a couple. The alpine mrp m500 does 500rms into 2 ohms. You can get it for about 125 on amazon. The other one that I like is the Sony XM-ZZr3301. I would usually avoid sony at all costs, but this one is Cea certified so it should do the 600rms into 2 ohms that it is rated for. It's 100 bucks on sonicelectronix. So what do you guys think? What would be some other good options? I don't want to spend more than 125 for the amp, and I'd like it to be in that 500-700 watt range. Thanks alot!
  6. Does anyone know of any car audio competitions going on in the Atlanta Georgia area in the near future?
  7. I have a small quality based system in my single cab Tacoma truck. 75W 4 channel amp, Pioneer deck with iPod USB plug, a JL Audio Microsub, and dual Sony Xplod door speakers with Memphis Audio tweeters. So my question(s) are... - What are the best settings on my deck for the best, flat, clear quality of audio? I am an audio head and I listen to mostly CD's burned from original quality (FLAC lossless) sources, or Apple Lossless files on my iPod. - Is the speed/bitrate of the connection between my deck and my iPod high enough to even bother using Apple Lossless files? Or should I just stick with CD's for quality? Thanks, Will.
  8. Am away from home for a month, in Fort Lauderdale on business. I have not hear or did any car audio for 2 weeks! I need a quick fix! Anything going on at all down here? Shows, bass offs, sound offs anything!
  9. has anybody used this program? is so what do you think? I spent a whole dollar and got this app for my android phone. it seems pretty cool its got calculators for everything from subwoofer impedance. wiring diagrams. calculator for helping you set the fain on your amp with pink noise with use of a multimeter. its even got a db meter... that's another question how accurate are db meters on cell phones? do they give any decent representation of real numbers?
  10. Question for any person, I'm building a box for a friend. He has 2-JL Audio W7(not the AE) svc 3ohm subs with a Taramps 5000.1 mono but switching to a JL 1000 mono amplifier. He wants a sealed enclosure but he likes loud so I suggested a ported box. Doesn't want that, so I had mentioned having both types either going 4th order being sealed and ported or go with a 6th order. By experienced ppl out there, which type enclosure would be best for these 2 12W7's? The system is going in a 06' Buick Regal. Thank yall if any ideas on this
  11. I need help guys! Is there anyway possible someone could draw me up something on sketchup or something similar for two skar ma-8, they are recommended 1 cuft per sub tuned to 35hz, I have no real experience designing boxes and all help would be greatly appreciated
  12. I am taking my spare bedroom and turning it into a car audio show room/listening/test bench/home theater/entertainment room. I am a big fan of Sundown audio/RF/D'amore engineering and my room will reflect that. I will be starting with the control center of the operation, it will consist of the following (please feel free to comment/suggest other equipment I may need: Pioneer DEX-P99RS XS Power 1005 12/16v charger (possibly two) XS Power XP 3000 x 2 Possibly some 16v batteries for test bench applications Four D'amore engineering output meters (OM-1) Four D'amore engineering temperature meter (TM-1F) D'amore engineering voltage meter D'amore engineering high voltage meter I will be running a four-way system: bass, low, mid, and high. One output meter and temperature meter will monitor each amplifier for clipping and temperature. An array of fans will be set up to cool each amplifier at the desired temperature. Each amp will be tuned with the DD-1, CC-1, and IM-SG1 that I already own. I will most likely be running two RF 1500 BDCP's for the substage, possibly an T1000.4AD for the low stage, and two T600-4's for the mids and highs. I will also have the 10,12, and 15" drivers of the Sundown SA and D'amore engineering AF line on display. Still have a lot of planning/buying to do but will from now on make this thread my dump site for the pictures/info of the equipment and set up.
  13. Well, I'm a poor college student.. And I had a few vector designs I made a while back.. Decided I would put some on some shirts and see what happens. And for the accord lovers: I'd link to the site and shirts, but I'm scared that would cause this to get deleted.. So I guess I'm asking you guys if you'd be interested in them at $12.40 each? I'll probably be making more soon, and I'm open to creating shirts for teams, etc.
  14. Hey guys I didn't now whether t post this here or in the enclosures section but here we go. I would like to build a custom ported subwoofer box for my 2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport. I have 36 inches wide to work with and 31 tall. Any help would be much appreciated. Oh and this is for 2 DC level 3s 15".
  15. looking for a sundown highs amp. v1s would be best, i would like it to match my 3500 v1. shipped to turlock ca 95382. let me know what you got
  16. Owned by @Dannys Rosenberger and located in Germany....All i can say is this is probably the best collection and display of classic/vintage car audio i have ever seen. This video is a must see! The MUSEUM is a must see! I hope i can soon! He just invited me on FB I really wish Germany wasn't so far away, but someday i hope to see it! If he posts more video's i will post those here too. Thanks for the invite Dannys!
  17. this is the box i made for my new e8v3 subs in a box tuned to 34hz 1.2 cubes
  18. Aye guys. So I really don't know what to do about my mids and highs. The stuff I have now needs to go. I have a 1994 Pontiac Gran Prix. Stock doors and Pioneer 6x9 in the deck. My head-deck is a JVC KD-HDR61. I'd like to not spend more then 250-300 on speakers. Not all to sure if I need an amp for the mids/highs? Please let me know if I do or not. If I do i'll raise that budget to compensate for needing one. The door size speakers are 5.25s and the rear 6x9s. I think I need 6.5s in the back and maybe keep 5.25s in the back? Not all to sure. Please throw out all your ideas! I'm open to anything! Btw i'm leaning towards MB quart. I've heard there good for the money and it seems like they'll do what I need them to. Thanks!
  19. Hey, doing a new system build and just wanting to know if 2 t2500s would be a good match for 2 fi audio sp4 15 ??????
  20. Alrighty, figured I would just start a build thread in the Skar Audio board. This one is gunna take a while to get done, but that is what us college students have to do. Anyways, this is going to be a full skar audio build up, planing on doing skar components in front, coaxials in the back, 1 Skar SK 1500.1, and 2 Skar VVX v2 15"s in a ported box. Going to be tuned at 31hz. All home built/installed and self designed box. Just a good setup in a car that you wouldn't give a second look.
  21. I'm starting a sundown audio woofer collection and am starting with the sa series. I have all brand new sa 8v1.5, sa 8v2, sa 10, sa 12, and sa 15s all in d2 for my collection but am missing the original sa 8 v1 with the 12 spoke basket. Please see this thread if there is any confusion amongst versions.... http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/144371-what-version-sa-8-do-you-have/ So if you happen to have an sa 8 v1 in dual 2 ohm impedance in your possession that is in brand new condition and has never been powered, I have cash waiting (;
  22. Recieved TWO nice boxes... The sweetness of the Zv3-10's !! WOOT-WOOT
  23. Foes anyone have any idea what one out performs the other or the pros and con's of each sub?. Its only going to be one of these in the back of my car and probably underpowered by an old amp I have laying around.
  24. I was wondering what might perform in this enclosure. Three Skar VVX 15s or three Incriminator Audio Lethal Injection 15s. Not trying to make a VS. thread but just curious on which subs suit the box better because I'm at my maximum space I'm willing to spare. enclosure is around 8 cubic feet unless I calculated something wrong. The measurements are. Height-18" Width-45" Depth-28" port: Height-3" Width-40" Depth-22" Vehicle is a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer.
  25. I tried pulling the Ascendant Audio page up and it's not there anymore? It's not even on Google..
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